Tag Archives: Arduino

Control box for a focus rail, and other stepping motor-driven camera moving devices. The program.

With some reluctance, I have decided to upload the Arduino code that I use to drive the new electronics that I use with my focus rail. As I said in the previous post, it can be used with up to … Continue reading

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New control box for a focus rail with many other options

I have now completed the new control box for the focus rail that I described how to build in a post I made a year or two ago. Actually, the new control box is capable of a great deal more … Continue reading

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Brighter, faster, flashes from an LED-based flash gun – part 2

I have spent a little while now looking at the possibility of building a lower power version of the exciting Vela One very high-speed flash gun. Recently, I have managed to squeeze significantly better flashes out  of the 10W COB … Continue reading

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Macro 3D photography by precision rotation

This will be a brief post with a lot to follow on! The macro turntable is now working. There are a few pictures in an earlier post. In brief, it consists of platform mounted on a BYJ48 stepping motor controlled … Continue reading

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 An Arduino-Controlled Focus Rail (Edit 22/03/15 – see below for sizes of the metal plates and further constructional details) Focus stacking is a process by which a stack of photographs taken at different levels of focus are combined to generate … Continue reading

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